Shires calling
August 5, 2020

Shires calling


A spike in Londoners looking to buy properties outside the capital is fuelling interest in the shires, and boosting prices. Upmarket residential property specialists Fine & Country is seeing a sustained trend of Londoners looking to relocate or buy a second home.

Tank museum breaks all records
July 31, 2020

Tank museum breaks all records


The Tank Museum in Dorset held its most successful Tankfest event ever with more than a million people attending – online. Usually 25,000 tank fans visit the attraction over three days to watch armoured vehicles being put through their paces on the circuit in Bovington.

Firms should be Russian to protect themselves or they’ll face a China crisis
July 28, 2020

Firms should be Russian to protect themselves or they’ll face a China crisis


Fears of a state-backed cyber attack have risen this year with China and Russia being named as potential threats, and businesses should be ready. This is according to one of the country’s leading cyber-security companies, C3IA Solutions, which is based

Golf day will help make wishes come true
July 20, 2020

Golf day will help make wishes come true


A day out on the golf course will help make wishes come true for children with life-threatening illnesses this autumn. Round Table Children’s Wish has scheduled its annual charity golf day at Dudsbury Golf Club in Ferndown for Friday October 16. It was originally planned for next month but has been postponed because of Covid-19 government guidelines. The charity is … Read More

Signallers go out of this world
July 2, 2020

Signallers go out of this world


A balloon carrying a Royal Corps of Signals cap badge – called a Jimmy – was sent into space to mark the corps’ 100th anniversary. The Jimmy in Space project was sponsored by C3IA Solutions, a leading cyber security company based in Poole, Dorset.

FAC running free webinars
July 1, 2020

FAC running free webinars


Farnborough Aerospace Consortium (FAC) is hosting a series of free webinars on a variety of topics over the summer. The consortium, which represents hundreds of businesses in the aerospace sector, has been tireless during the lockdown to support the industry.

Help for Mark’s 1,000 mile challenge
June 30, 2020

Help for Mark’s 1,000 mile challenge


Former special forces hero Mark Bowra MBE who was left debilitated after a major stroke called on two well-known former colleagues to help him with a charity challenge. Jason ‘Foxy’ Fox from TV’s SAS Who Dares Wins and adventurer Aldo Kane yomped with Mark along the Purbeck Coast in Dorset for ‘The Bowra 1000 Challenge’.

Vicki and friends stack up the miles for children’s charity
May 21, 2020

Vicki and friends stack up the miles for children’s charity


Would-be marathon runner Vicki Carter-Bland made sure her favourite children’s charity didn’t miss out when the London race was postponed. Vicki got a team together and staged her own challenge in aid of Round Table Children’s Wish – on her birthday. Vicki, a teacher at Rawlins Academy in Loughborough, said: “I’ve been wanting to run the London Marathon for years … Read More

Fax the way we like to order in our groceries!
May 11, 2020

Fax the way we like to order in our groceries!


A family-owned grocers in the South has seen a boom in orders thanks to a blend of old-fashioned personal service and online technology. Fifth-generation Dike & Son has bucked the retail trend by not having to furlough or lay off any of its 75 staff during the Covid-19 lockdown.

Kellie’s pub garden marathon to help poorly children
May 4, 2020

Kellie’s pub garden marathon to help poorly children


Marathon runner Kellie Clark wasn’t going to let the lockdown get in the way of her fundraising for Round Table Children’s Wish so she recreated the London Marathon in her pub garden – dressed as a pint of beer.

WFH – where fraudsters hang-out
April 29, 2020

WFH – where fraudsters hang-out


Leading cyber-security company C3IA Solutions is warning of the dangers of home working, while accepting there are huge benefits. The government is so concerned it has launched a new website where people can send suspicious emails.

Aerospace sector proves its worth as a national asset
April 24, 2020

Aerospace sector proves its worth as a national asset


The aerospace sector has swung into action to help the country fight coronavirus, proving its worth to the nation, according to the Farnborough Aerospace Consortium (FAC). Its members and others in the sector and its supply chain have utilised their skills and knowledge in an effort of collaboration not seen since the war.